cyber security

IT/OT cyber security solution introduced for marine and offshore operations

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (ABS Group) and digital transformation leader Atos announced plans to develop the industry’s first full-service Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) cyber security solution to reduce cyber risk across the global marine and offshore energy supply chain.

MPA Singapore to enhance cooperation on cyber resilience

To enhance cooperation on cyber resilience and response amongst 15 port authorities, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) made a proposal to establish and lead a ‘Port Authorities Chief Information Officer (CIO) Cybersecurity Network’ (PACC-Net).

October: Cyber Security Awareness month

In light of October being the ‘cyber security awareness month’, the shipping industry is experiencing various developments in all of its sectors as automation and digitalization play a crucial role in today’s marine industry and in vessels’ operation. Yet, cyber attacks are becoming more concerning and for this reason the industry must invest more in improving its cyber resilience and security.

Shipping has a long way to fully-achieve cyber security

IEC Telecom, satellite communications expert, alerts on the challenges behind the cyber world and the importance of setting a base on cyber security and protection, so that the vessels will be able to follow safe paths on the Internet and not being threatened by viruses.

North Carolina Ports to improve its IT infrastructure

Versiant, a provider of software and support services for enterprise IT infrastructure, announced a partnership with North Carolina Ports, aiming to enhance the latter’s operational efficiency and security. Versiant also informed that they have successfully completed the first phase of an infrastructure refresh,

Stena CISO compares modern cyber practices to Titanic mistakes

Company managers and administrators are ignoring cyber threats just like the Captain of Titanic ignored warnings from other ships about the iceberg, said Magnus Carling, the Chief information security officer (CISO) of Swedish operator Stena AB.

US, Denmark, the Netherlands vow to cybersecurity collaboration

During the One Conference in Hague the Government of the US, Denmark and the Netherlands shared their vision on sharing a global, open, interoperable, reliable, and secure Internet and stable cyberspace, and commitment to continued collaborative efforts in enhancing cyber security in the maritime sector. 

Cyber attacks threaten the US Navy

The US Navy discusses the challenges behind the Internet highlighting that cyber threat against the Navy is a reality. The cyber attacks affect the Navy’s security as anyone with a personal computer, smart phone or smart device is engaged to the battle. 


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